Byram, Connecticut facts for kids
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Phebe Seaman House (1794), 170 Byram Road
|• Total||0.861 sq mi (2.23 km2)|
|• Land||0.798 sq mi (2.07 km2)|
|• Water||0.063 sq mi (0.16 km2)|
|• Density||4,815/sq mi (1,859/km2)|
|GNIS feature ID||2631559|
Byram is a neighborhood/section and census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Greenwich in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. It had a population of 4,146 at the 2010 census, and a census-estimated population of 4,216 in 2018. An endcap of Connecticut's Gold Coast, Byram is the southernmost point in the town of Greenwich and the U.S. state of Connecticut. It is separated from Port Chester, Westchester County, New York, by the Byram River. Byram was once known as East Port Chester.
The town of Greenwich is one political and taxing body, but consists of several distinct sections or neighborhoods, such as Banksville, Byram, Cos Cob, Glenville, Mianus, Old Greenwich, Riverside and Greenwich (sometimes referred to as central, or downtown, Greenwich). Of these neighborhoods, three (Cos Cob, Old Greenwich, and Riverside) have separate postal names and ZIP codes.
A scene from the movie The Good Shepherd was shot in Byram.
Byram has three sites on the National Register of Historic Places:
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